Repairs to Instruments - Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Acoustic, Classical

Repairs and Refurbishments


Peter has used his skills and craftsmanship to restore many bashed, battered and broken instruments to their former glory!


See the pictures below for some of the typical types of damage on which he has worked his own brand of magic.


Fixed prices are not quoted for repairs due to their variable nature - Estimates are not quotes and on rare occasions the cost has increased significantly due to unforeseen circumstance, although this a rare occurrence.


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Repair Example - Bert Weedon 'Zero One'


Is it a sponge? Is it a Crunchie bar? No! It's a piece of wood!!


The base of this maple guitar neck had been badly eaten away by woodworm. The level of damage was not evident on the surface, where there were just a few tiny little 'pin-prick' holes visible under the lacquer.


The guitar came to Pete for him to rectify a 'bodged' repair someone else had previously done but, when he took the guitar apart, he found this little problem needed solving as well.



Repair Completed


Once the 'Crunchie bar' (photo above) was cut away from the Bert Weedon 'Zero One', a new piece of maple was then glued onto the neck stock and carved sympathetically into the original shape.


The neck had to be reset to the correct neck rake angle, professionally set-up and it was last heard of, being sold as a collectable at Coy's Rock Auctions - value £550 to £750 !


Other repair that came in

Cracked open headstock on a 'Heavy Metal' Telecaster.


Occurred during transit from the USA because the hard case in which it was packaged was too small for the guitar!


The corner on the body of this 'Explorer' - type guitar had suffered some impact damage. While this may not have affected the playability, it certainly didn't do much for its looks!


Caused by operator error, we suspect!


One side of the headstock on this B C Rich guitar had been completely broken off.



This B C Rich guitar was mentioned in one of my Weekly Blogs, where many repairs were required to make it a playable and good looking guitar!  For more on the Blogs  see:


Weekly Blog

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A repair from The Blog pages

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If you are looking for a repair to your instrument, then the best thing to do is to email Peter on the LINK below and send him some pictures of your problem/repair  required

  

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